BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:45 A.M.) – The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Wednesday accused the Indian military of purposely blocking their forces along the Line of Contact.
Speaking to the Hindustan Times, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said that New Delhi and Beijing had deployed additional troops to the border following two violent face-offs in early May, which left several soldiers injured on both sides.
The Chinese Foreign Ministry accused India of “obstructing normal patrols and operations of Chinese border troops.”
The Indian Foreign Ministry has yet respond to the comments issued by their Chinese counterparts.
The newspaper, citing sources, reported that while there were no fresh incidents, the situation was still tense. According to the Hindustan Times, China was first to increase the number of troops along the border.
Ladakh, a region administered by India as a union territory and a part of Kashmir, has long been a subject of dispute between India, Pakistan and China.